Short Story Just Lather That's All

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The short story, “Just Lather, That’s All”, by Hernando Tellez is set in a barber shop. The barber faces a customer that makes him tremble, it was Captain Torres. Torres hangs up his things and demands a shave, he is tired and just came back from a mission. Captain Torres is known for publicly humiliating and killing rebels. The barber is against the Captain because of what he has done to the rebels and he himself is a rebel. He begins to prepare for the shave, but cannot get over that Torres was in his shop. Over time they both get into a conversation and Torres invites the barber to come to the town square later in the day where he plans to exhibit and probably torture or kill some of his new prisoners. The barber struggles with his inner
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